Movie Release Dates / Trailer / Details
- Movie Release Dates / Mortal Engines Release Dates
- In Theaters: Dec 14, 2018
- DVD: Feb 19, 2019
[ Trailer ]
Mortal Engines Cast Starring Hugo Weaving, Stephen Ure, Joseph Mika-Hunt, Nathaniel Lees, Colin Salmon
Mortal Engines Directed by Christian Rivers
Synopsis: Many years after the "Sixty Minute War," cities survive a now desolate Earth by moving around on giant wheels attacking and devouring smaller towns to replenish their resources.
From the Press Release:
Thousands of years after civilization was destroyed by a cataclysmic event, humankind has adapted and a new way of living has evolved. Gigantic moving cities now roam the Earth, ruthlessly preying upon smaller traction towns. Tom Natsworthy (Robert Sheehan)--who hails from a Lower Tier of the great traction city of London--finds himself fighting for his own survival after he encounters the dangerous fugitive Hester Shaw (Hera Hilmar). Two opposites, whose paths should never have crossed, forge an unlikely alliance that is destined to change the course of the future.
Mortal Engines is the startling, new epic adventure directed by Oscar(R)-winning visual-effects artist Christian Rivers (King Kong). Joining Rivers are The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings trilogies three-time Academy Award(R)-winning filmmakers Peter Jackson, Fran Walsh and Philippa Boyens, who have penned the screenplay. The Universal and MRC adaptation is from the award-winning book series by Philip Reeve, published in 2001 by Scholastic.
On board as producers are Zane Weiner (The Hobbit trilogy), Amanda Walker (The Hobbit trilogy) and Deborah Forte (Goosebumps), as well as Walsh and Jackson. Ken Kamins (The Hobbit trilogy) joins Boyens as executive producer. Universal will distribute the film worldwide. www.mortalengines.com
Mortal Engines Directors: Christian Rivers
Mortal Engines Genres: Thriller, Sci-Fi, Action, Fantasy, Adventure
Runtime: 128 / 2h 08min
MPAA Rating: PG-13
Writers: Fran Walsh, Philippa Boyens, Peter Jackson
Producers: Philippa Boyens, David Conley, Deborah Forte, Peter Jackson, Ken Kamins, Carlos Ramírez Laloli, Pamela Silverstein, Amanda Walker, Fran Walsh, Zane Weiner
Musicians: Junkie XL
Cinematographers: Simon Raby
Editors: Jonathan Woodford-Robinson
Production: Universal Pictures
Country: New Zealand, USA
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